Definition of Adapter. Meaning of Adapter. Synonyms of Adapter

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Definition of Adapter

adapter
Adopter A*dopt"er, n. 1. One who adopts. 2. (Chem.) A receiver, with two necks, opposite to each other, one of which admits the neck of a retort, and the other is joined to another receiver. It is used in distillations, to give more space to elastic vapors, to increase the length of the neck of a retort, or to unite two vessels whose openings have different diameters. [Written also adapter.]
Adapter
Adapter A*dapt"er, n. 1. One who adapts. 2. (Chem.) A connecting tube; an adopter.

Meaning of Adapter from wikipedia

- An (electrical) adapter or adaptor is a device that converts attributes of one electrical device or system to those of an otherwise incompatible device...
- In software engineering, the adapter pattern is a software design pattern (also known as wrapper, an alternative naming shared with the decorator pattern)...
- In computer hardware, a host controller, host adapter, or host bus adapter (HBA) connects a computer, which acts as the host system, to other network and...
- video card (also called a display card, graphics card, display adapter or graphics adapter) is an expansion card which generates a feed of output images...
- controller (NIC, also known as a network interface card, network adapter, LAN adapter or physical network interface, and by similar terms) is a computer...
- In computing, adapter is a hardware device or software component that converts transmitted data from one presentation form to another. The data presentation...
- pack, plug-in adapter, adapter block, domestic mains adapter, line power adapter, wall wart, power brick, and power adapter. Adapters for battery-powered...
- An adapter or adaptor, or a linker in genetic engineering is a short, chemically synthesized, single-stranded or double-stranded oligonucleotide that...
- A cheater plug, AC ground lifter or three-prong/two-prong adapter is an adapter that allows a NEMA 5-15P grounding-type plug (three prongs) to connect...
- that consists of two separate adapters for the dock connector, one to USB Type A, the other an SD card reader. Adapter can be used to transfer photos...
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